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Weekly Newsletter Volume 4, Issue 8

December 2, 2023; 19 Kisleiv, 5784 Sponsored anonymously L’Ilui Nishmas Sara Eidel Bas Mordechai

And Yaakov was left alone, and a man wrestled with him until the break of dawn.” (Bereishis 32:25) The Midrash on this verse tells us that the “man” that Yaakov Avinu wrestled with was an angel who represented Eisav. Rashi mentions that Yaakov went to retrieve small, inconsequential containers and it was at that time that he was confronted by the angel. The Gemorah explains that the righteous value their money (or possessions) more so than their own body...


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